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their religion not just in the synagogue but in the church, but seven days a week and in their personal lives and business. >> what happens if that clashes with another person's beliefs and position? >> that is always what we have to wrestle with in our society is whether two things can coexist in the same space. >> at the state capitol, the pressure mounted on a governor who has made controversial decisions before to veto the bill. those organizing next year super bowl here called for a detailed. companies including apple who are bringing a new factory in 2000 jobs to the state. for business first governor, the pressure was overwhelming. could result in unintended and negative consequences. after weighing all of the arguments i have vetoed senate bill 1062. >> opponents on the decision as a victory for gay rights. >> the governor did the right thing. i still see a lot of criticism out there that the governor waited too long, criticisms that the legislature should have never brought this in the first place. that happened and now we need to move forward. >> since the supreme court backed a qua
of the law substantially burdenening somebody's exercise of religion. arizona is one of many that has laws like that. so what was different about this arizona law is that it would have expanded the law to apply not just to individuals but to businesss that get sued by someone in a private lawsuit, someone that they refuse to serve and what got the sponsors of the bill concerned was a decision last year in neighboring new mexico when the supreme court there ruled against a be queer key photographers who refused to photograph the ceremony of two women. and this is exactly at the heart of the challenge to the obamacare law that the supreme court will hear next month. >> gwen rattled off this week's different developments. you've got fights in state houses and in courthouses. what else is going on? >> a texas judge became the latest to strike down a ban on same sex marriage saying that it's -- there's no good reason to do that. gwen: how many states have done that? >> in terms of court action, six or seven. we have 17 states in which same sex marriage is allowed. we have a trial that starred t
story but prince princed kings begin in kiev, and religion has the root roots in v as well. and certainly, vladimir putin, as a state builder, and somebody who wants to reassert to some extent what he calls awe uration union. >> rose: a uration union. >> that would include belarus and parse of central asia, and so on-- that the core of that is russia ukraine. and yet within ukraine, you have until some days ago, yae, who was loyal to moscow. you have the western part of ukraine which speaks ukrainian and leans towards the european union. you have the eastern part of ukraine that speaks russian predominantly, and leans towards moscow, and the crimea which leaps towards russia as well. there are all kinds of divisions here. what i would say is yanukovich was awful. on the other hand, he was democratically elected. and he was overthrown in the streets. he murder dozens of his open people. >> rose: during the protests. >> absolutely. he was as corrupt as corrupt could be. we are now in the-- in that very familiar moment that we've experienced over and over and over again in rec
of vatileaks and the istituto per le opere di religione-- from the bank, from also some cases of corruption with the narco business, some cases of pedophilia. the credibility of the church is in terrible danger. what is necessary to do? how can we listen to the voices of the holy spirit in order to change? because everybody knew it was necessary to change many things. >> narrator: pope francis has shared that message in the most unlikely places. >> (translated): the phone rang. "i've got the pope on the line, and i really don't think we should keep him waiting." >> narrator: eugenio scalfari is the founder and editor-in-chief of la repubblicaitaly's leading newspaper on the left. he is also an atheist. >> (translated): the conversation we had started with some jokes, because that's his way. he said, "some of my advisors have warned me to be careful talking to you because you're a clever man and you'll try to convert me." me, converting the pope! >> narrator: the pope had phoned to invite scalfari for a chat. it would be a wide-ranging discussion which scalfari described in an article that
foundation and eddie glaude, a professor of religion and african american studies at princeton university. welcome, gail christopher and eddie glauchlted i want to start which gail christopher, because the kellogg foundation has a lot of money invested in this project. why is it essential what is important about it? >> when we look at the disparities that our young men of color face in terms of opportunity and access to opportunity in this country, it does not bode well for the future of the nation. young people of color make up about 23% of the population between ages 10 and 17. yet they make up over 50% of those who are incarcerated in the juvenile and sometimes criminal justice system. they are disproportionately suspended and expelled from school. the data is clear that there are underlying factors that are limited opportunities for this population group. and these underlying factors need to be addressed. >> why are the solutions in the hands of the private secter? >> they really aren't. the solutions are also in the public sector. but they aren't really focused in a specific way arou
's, this was caesar. this might have been freedom of religion on the part o of-- religious free done-- freedom on the part of this legislation but this came right down to arizona facing the same ignomiy and loss of capital that it faced on martin luther king day when it refused to accept martin luther king day as a national holiday and again lost convention business. i think it was a pretty tactical, hardheaded decision made. and mitt romney to his credit weighing in in favor of vetoing it. >> woodruff: along with arizona two senators it is not just arizona, but there are six other states considering similar legislation. >> well, i did declare my interest, hopefully we will see this resolve. what is interesting is the rea sortion of the corporate country club establishment that is what really rallied here and really changed the bill. this is an establishment that has been loss pog we are to the tea party, in part as my colleague gail pointed out because of the campaign-finance reform that made it hard for the big donors to control the party and made it easy for the tea party, but so this was a
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